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#16 tractormike OFFLINE  

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Posted January 27, 2011 - 09:30 PM

I'd have to say that my snapper 1650 is the toughest garden tractor I have right now. With it's 2 speed hydro, hydraulic lift and 3 point hitch it sure is handy. I have a 42 inch snowblower for it along with a rear blade, one bottom 12 inch plow and a pallet fork attachment. I had a blast plowing with it at our plow day this fall!

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Posted January 28, 2011 - 08:20 AM

My toughest tractor is my Bolens large frame
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Posted January 28, 2011 - 08:34 AM

That is hard to answer,I consider all of my tractors well built. I would have to say that I would pick all of them,because they are all pretty tough.

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Posted January 28, 2011 - 08:44 AM

My Toughest Garden Tractor ( But Not My Favorite) is Definitely my 1974 sears SS16 Ive used this tractor to do everything, Plow, Tow My Boat , Haul Wood, Push Cars and other Tractors, it even pushed my Farmall Super A which weighs about 2500 lbs . Has 16 HP Kohler, Low & High Range trani.
Here's the link to the videos of her pushing the Farmall Super A, It was basically running on Choke, cause i never realized it was allmost out of gas!



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Posted January 28, 2011 - 08:47 AM

My Toughest Garden Tractor ( But Not My Favorite) is Definitely my 1974 sears SS16 Ive used this tractor to do everything, Plow, Tow My Boat , Haul Wood, Push Cars and other Tractors, it even pushed my Farmall Super A which weighs about 2500 lbs . Has 16 HP Kohler, Low & High Range trani.


That would be a 16hp Onan, BF series. Yep, great tractors, I've owned 3 of them. Tractormike has one with an FEL on it.

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Posted January 28, 2011 - 09:29 AM

I only have one GT and one LT, so the 1991 JD 420 wins. It's a beautiful thing.

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Posted January 28, 2011 - 09:40 AM

I have a few machines, but I'd have to say that the Wheel Horse 314-8 is my toughest. It does the lions share of the work around the house from plowing snow and pulling the carts, to pulling small stumps out! I used to cut my 3 acres of grass with it too, but I got a zero turn a few years ago and so it has been retired from that duty. I haven't had much opportunity to put the rest through their paces though, so I reserve the right to change my mind LOL!

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Posted January 30, 2011 - 08:21 PM

Tough one between my MF14 and Sears SS16 Onan. Love the tough Onan twin but IMO the MF is a better built tractor.

As far as my larger tractors go, all of my Massey's have been tough tractor's. I know my 135UK always starts and works great, but it can't hold a candle to a 4x4. Our two MF375 4x4's have been tough as nails, but are very basic tractors with basic transmissions. My favorite has to be our 3070 4x4 but with those electronics, I can't say it's as tough as a 375.

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Posted February 13, 2011 - 09:49 AM

I don't have it anymore but I had a 60's Sears. That thing could take more abuse then anything made since, I believe.

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Posted December 09, 2011 - 08:15 AM

It would be my JD 318 with a 420 2 speed locking rear.

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Posted December 09, 2011 - 11:36 AM

I'm in the process of building it. 1982 JD 116 with a "few" mods. :blush2:

If I can count my Bobcat 773, then its' the hands down BEAST, of the "tractor" toys. :firejumper:

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Posted December 09, 2011 - 12:17 PM

I have to agree with Maynard. Except when I say all of mine are tough, I mean, tough to keep running since not used much! LOL

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Posted December 09, 2011 - 12:48 PM

Ours would be the MF 1655. She is a real workhorse. Next in line would be our 1616 Powerking. Only had it a shout time but put 20 hrs on it this fall plowing.

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Posted December 09, 2011 - 01:02 PM

my panzer 1107 is pretty tough. with a car rear end and cast iron parts it has to be. Also it weighs about 800 pounds

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Posted December 09, 2011 - 01:18 PM

I guess I would have to pick my A/C 919H, also known as Alice Tank :smilewink:




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